Join us at our union hall open house on Saturday, June 15 and June 22 from 9AM – NOON! You’ll have the opportunity to meet Local 210 leadership and find out more about becoming a member and starting your lifelong union construction career. We’re adding to our ranks, and have opportunities for workers with the […] Read More

National Work Zone Awareness Week 2024.

We were honored to join our partners in work zone safety to launch National Work Zone Awareness Week 2024! NYS Laborers Health and Safety Director Frank Marchese Jr. spoke about the Laborers’ commitment to uplifting and protecting New York’s workers through safety training and policy. Representatives from the New York State Thruway Authority, the New […] Read More

HOPE LIVES – You Matter. Reach Out.

Mental health is just as important as physical health. Period. It’s time to cut through the noise and knock out the stigma. That’s why the NYS Laborers Health & Safety Trust Fund has launched HOPE LIVES, a campaign that puts mental health front and center and directs our membership to lifesaving and lifechanging resources. You’ll […] Read More

2023 National Work Zone Awareness Week

This year’s National Work Zone Awareness Week brought with it something extra to take notice of! The NYS Laborers Union is pleased to see their long-fought and hard-won Automated Work Zone Speed Monitoring legislation officially implemented to help curb speeding in work zones, and is thankful for the agencies, organizations and elected leaders who supported […] Read More

Building Better – City of Glen Cove Passes OSHA 30 Requirements

On February 28, 2023, the Glen Cove City Council passed a resolution that significantly strengthens safety requirements for construction projects within the city! This measure now stipulates that all workers on projects 20,000 square feet or more are required to have their OSHA 30 certification. OSHA 30 is a class that includes 30 or more […] Read More

Member Outreach and Promotion at Timbersports Games!

We’re always looking for new and creative ways to engage our membership! We had the opportunity to be a presenting sponsor at the Cherry Valley Outdoor Games/STIHL Timbersports Series, and jumped at the chance to talk to members attending the games, promote the incredible opportunities available as a LIUNA member, AND meet and recruit new […] Read More

2022 National Work Zone Awareness Week

This year for National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, we reminded everyone to ALWAYS engage in safe driving practices when approaching a work zone. NYS Laborers’ Health & Safety billboards could be seen throughout the Capital Region, Buffalo and the Hudson Valley. This year’s campaign reminded drivers that each person in those work zones is […] Read More

Site Visit with Locals 66 and 78

Build Better, Build Safer, BUILD UNION! New York State LECET staff and Greater New York LECET staff were honored to visit Local 66 and Local 78 members on the job to express our appreciation for their hard work! Our members and our signatory contractors like IBS keep New York State moving forward, and get the […] Read More

Job Site Visit: Buffalo’s Albright-Knox Campus Development and Expansion Project

On the job, there is nothing more important than keeping yourself and your brothers and sisters safe. Health & Safety staff joined LIUNA Local 210 for Gilbane Building Company’s stand down at the Albright-Knox Campus Development and Expansion Project to meet with members, provide lunch and disseminate supplies to help keep everyone healthy and safe […] Read More

Job Site Visit: Local 1010 and Local 731

Our hard-working LIUNA members are up before the sun every day to keep NYC running and build our city. Health & Safety staff joined Laborers Local 1010 Business Manager Keith Loscalzo and Organizing staff to thank Local 1010 and Local 731 members for their hard work – and drop off gear to keep them safe, […] Read More

Members Thank Congressman for Supporting the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework

Members from Laborers’ Local 190, Local 157 and Local 235 attended Congressman Antonio Delgado’s Schoharie town hall meeting to personally thank him for his support of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework – legislation that has the ability to change our members’ lives and improve NYS for generations to come!

Careers In Union Construction

We joined Local 621 Business Agent Tommy Lippert in Olean to talk to jobseekers about the benefits of a career in union construction with the Laborers! This was our first career/recruitment event since before the pandemic hit—and it felt great to get out and talk to people about our union, and how rewarding this work […] Read More

National Work Zone Awareness Week

ICYMI: This #NationalWorkZoneAwarenessWeek we’re calling on Albany to protect New York’s workers and drivers by passing photo enforcement of active work zones!

Vaccination Clinics

Throughout the pandemic, we continuously assessed what actions were necessary to keep our members as safe and healthy as possible. That meant getting hand sanitizer stations and handwashing trailers on jobsites, disseminating appropriate PPE and when the time came – partnering with pharmacies to get COVID-19 vaccinations in the arms of our members. By facilitating […] Read More

Local 60 Job Site Visit

We were honored to have the opportunity to partner with Local 60 and the New York State Laborers’ Organizing Fund to visit Local 60 members on the job in Port Chester to express our gratitude for their hard work. Our members demonstrate their commitment to the job and their communities every single day. Above all […] Read More